Ferrari had Pininfarina, and Aston Martin had Zagato, at least for a small number of very limited-edition models. The first was in 1961, the DB4 GT Zagato, with just 19 made. One of those sold for $9.5M a few years ago. The most ambitions collaboration between the British automaker and Italian designer/coachbuilder was a quartet of special bodies built around the second-generation V12-powered Vanquish model from 2017-2019. RM Sotheby’s 2024 Phoenix, Arizona auction is offering #33 of the 99 Vanquish Zagato coupes built, with an estimated selling price of $600K-$650K.
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The DB AR1 was a well thought-out machine, with big Brembo brakes featuring racing-style grooved discs, and four-piston calipers and the booster from a V12 Vanquish. There’s a limited-slip differential, and unique multi-spoke 19-inch alloy wheels use a revised offset to give a wider track.